Posted On: 02/25/20 2:30 PM

With the 2019-20 regular season wrapped up and the 5A Texas High School Playoffs beginning this week with bi-district rounds, there are more than a handful of talented players from the Austin-Metroplex that could make a splash in the state tournament.

Three districts and 12 total teams will represent the Austin-Metroplex in the 5A bracket. District 17 had Cedar Park (11-1) take the district title, with Glenn (9-3), Pflugerville Connally (8-4) and Weiss (8-4) rounding out the playoff teams. In District 18 Hutto finished the season undefeated at 12-0. Manor (9-3), Georgetown (7-4), and Cedar Creek (6-6) earned the 2-4 seeds from District 18. Austin LBJ (13-1) won the title for District 25. Dripping Springs finished in second place with a 12-2 record, with Northeast Early College and Austin Travis finishing out the District 25 playoff teams with 8-6 records.

 

Here are some players from the Austin-Metroplex to keep an eye on in the 5A playoffs:

 

Cory Canada - Cedar Creek (Bastrop) - 6-5 Shooting Guard

Averaging 23.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game as a senior, Canada has the opportunity to turn Cedar Creek from a fourth seed in District 18 to a cinderella team

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